The Chrysanthemum And The Bat

Pub Date : 2014-03-30 | Author : Robert Whiting | Publisher : Manga University

ISBN 10 : 9784921205843
ISBN 13 : 4921205841

In this, the first book in acclaimed journalist Robert Whiting's trilogy on Japanese baseball — "The Chrysanthemum and the Bat" (1977), "You Gotta Have Wa" (1989) and "The Meanin..

Baseball Without Borders

Pub Date : 2006-01-01 | Author : George Gmelch | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9780803256064
ISBN 13 : 080325606X

A televised baseball game from Puerto Rico, Japan, or even Cuba might look a lot like the North American game. Beneath the outward similarities, however the uniforms and equipment ..

Baseball Beyond Our Borders

Pub Date : 2017-03-01 | Author : George Gmelch | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9781496201034
ISBN 13 : 1496201035

Baseball Beyond Our Borders celebrates the globalization of the game while highlighting the different histories and cultures of the nations in which the sport is played. This colle..

Wally Yonamine

Pub Date : 2008-01-01 | Author : Robert K. Fitts | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9780803217829
ISBN 13 : 080321782X

Wally Yonamine was both the first Japanese American to play for an NFL franchise and the first American to play professional baseball in Japan after World War II. This is the unlik..

Transpacific Field Of Dreams

Pub Date : 2012-04-04 | Author : Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807882665
ISBN 13 : 0807882666

Baseball has joined America and Japan, even in times of strife, for over 150 years. After the "opening" of Japan by Commodore Perry, Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu explains, baseball was i..

Baseball History Research 101

Pub Date : 2010-06-05 | Author : Brian McKenna | Publisher : Lulu.com

ISBN 10 : 9780557494750
ISBN 13 : 0557494753

In Baseball History Research 101, Brian McKenna has brought together in one quick and easy synopsis a complete guide for the beginning researcher.Individual chapters highlight the ..